Staff & Provider Engagement | Supporting the Workforce

Restoring Safe Workplaces in Healthcare: A Commitment to the Human Experience

This PX paper reveals the impact of incivility and hostility in healthcare workplaces and why ensuring safe environments strengthens the overall capacity to deliver the best in overall care and human experience. Contributors from the US and Brazil reveal why workplace safety is relevant to the human experience and the implications of not being committed to workforce safety as a foundational promise. The paper offers tangible actions framed within prevention, education and intervention for ensuring safe workplaces. Through a lens of the human experience, the paper shares how organizations are taking action within the broader community to create safe spaces for healing. The paper demonstrates that unaddressed workplace safety issues lead to tangible impacts including reduction of workforce morale, higher turnover, decreased confidence and increased errors.